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Journal of Applied Mathematics and Stochastic Analysis
Volume 11 (1998), Issue 1, Pages 43-58

Linear distribution processes

Equipe de modélisation, stochastique et statistique, Bât 425, Université de Paris Sud, Orsay Cedex 91 405, France

Received 1 May 1996; Revised 1 June 1997

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In this paper, we propose a generalization of continuous-time processed defined by Xt=f(ts)dWs, to the case of f being a distribution. We give a necessary and sufficient condition for f, such that the obtained process is a second order distribution process. We study the moments and the regularity of these processes. In addition, we investigate a generalization to processes with stationary increments.